Transform rough ideas and basic compositions into dance floor bangers and sonically pleasing commercial quality masters. Learn the well-kept industry secrets of EQ, compression, panning, level balancing, reverb and special effects.



Learn the core concepts and principles that make up the foundation of all mixing, regardless of genre. Through both philosophy and practical exercises, students are guided through this critical first stage of mixing skills. Learn effects tricks to revamp your tracks. Use specialized techniques to turn basic compositions into sophisticated productions with enough sonic spice and ear candy to take the listener to new worlds of sound. Learn some of the industry’s best-kept secrets to add sparkle to tracks, while making them sound loud, deep, and wide. Investigate mastering tools, and learn metering and spectral analysis techniques to apply science alongside the art. Leave with the knowledge and skill set to transform any ordinary track into a sonic masterpiece. All of the topics explored in prior levels come together in this course.


What will be covered

  • EQing
  • Compression
  • Panning
  • Level Balancing
  • Reverb
  • Routing
  • Gain Structure
  • Automation
  • Harmonic distortion
  • Metering
  • Referencing
  • Mid & Side
  • Mastering

WHAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE THROUGH THIS PROGRAM

This program gives you everything you need to refine tracks into a clear commercial quality release, including special mixing and mastering techniques for all genres using the same plugins that top industry engineers use every day,
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WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Mac or PC computer with a web browser and broadband Internet access
  • Ableton Live 9
  • Studio Monitors or Headphones



  • NB: None of the above is necessary during the course as our studio is fully equipped with industry leading software and hardware as well as student research and practice stations, however it is highly recommended and essential after your course is completed.




    10 Lessons(1 Hour per lesson)


    COST
    Once off payment: R3,500

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